New Illinois Trailer Fees Boggle The Mind
July 8, 2020
If you own a trailer, the new license plate fee is going to give you sticker shock.
The state has increased the annual fee for a trailer license plate by $100, regardless of the weight class.
For the smallest class of trailers – 3,000 pounds or less – that means the fee jumped from $18 to $118.
"My husband and I have an old Bri-mar dump trailer that's twenty years old, and they wanted us to pay $206 to register it," said Linda Boeke of McConnell. "We're on Social Security, how are we supposed to afford that?"
The fee hikes are part of a new infrastructure bill the Illinois General Assem...